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Theme: Clean and Safe Drinking Water for All

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AGENDA 2020

Digital Conference & Exhibition

Theme: Clean and Safe Drinking Water for All

First Day TUESDAY 15th December 2020

09h45 onwards Assembly
10h00-11h00 Inaugural Session

Welcome Address by

Dr. V. K. Garg

Former Chairman
Power Finance Corporation Limited

Address by

Mr. K. S. Popli

Former CMD
Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited
Chairman, Steering Committee, Virtual 11th WRETC 2020
Mr. Anil Razdan

Special Address by

Mr. Shashi Shekhar

Former Secretary
Ministry of Water Resource, Government of India
Mr. Shashi Shekhar

Industry Address by

Mr. Vineet Mittal

Chairman
AVAADA Group
Mr. Vineet Mittal

Theme Address by

Mr. Anil Razdan

Former Secretary Power, Govt. of India &
Chairman, Energy And Environment Foundation
Mr. Anil Razdan
Release of Background Paper  

Address by Guest-of-Honour

Ms. Ritva Koukku-Ronde

Ambassador
Embassy of Finland to India
Ms. Ritva Koukku-Ronde

Dr. Upendra Tripathy

Director General
International Solar Alliance
Dr. Upendra Tripathy

Award Distribution by the Chief Guest

Energy And Environment Foundation "Global Excellence Awards 2020"
in Water & Renewable Energy Sector

Inaugural Address by the Chief Guest

Vote of Thanks by

Dr. Anil K Garg

President
World Water Summit
Dr Anil K Garg
11h00-11h30 Networking Break for Tea / Coffee
11h30-13h00 Plenary Session – I
“Smart Water Ecosystem: Resilient Water Innovation for Smart Economy”

Chair

Dr. V. K. Garg

Former Chairman
Power Finance Corporation Limited
Mr. U.P. Singh

Key Speaker

Ms. Paula Kehoe

Director of Water Resources
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, USA
Ms. Paula Kehoe

Dr. Pranab J. Patar

Chief Executive, Global Foundation for
Advancement of Environment and Human Wellness
Ms. Paula Kehoe

Dr. Sanjay Rana

Chairman
Aqua Foundation
Mr. G. C. Pati
13h00-14h00 Networking Break for Lunch
14h00-15h30 Plenary Session – II
“Waste Water Treatment, Recycle and Reuse”

Chair

Dr. N. B. Mazumdar

Hon. Chairman
International Academy of Environmental Sanitation & Public Health
Dr. N. B. Mazumdar

Key Speaker

Dr. Ibrahim Hafeezur Rehman

CEO, VITO Arabia Science Technology LLC
Director, India Operations, VITO NV, Belgium
Dr. Ibrahim Hafeezur Rehman

Mr. Rajesh Jain

Founder and Managing Director
Enhanced Wapp Systems
Dr. Ibrahim Hafeezur Rehman
15h30-16h00 Networking Break for Tea / Coffee
16h00-17h30 Plenary Session – III
“World Corporate Leaders Panel Discussion Session”
- World Water Sector Challenges and Opportunities
- Smart Water: Role of International Water Companies
- Innovation in the Water Sector
- Digital Transformation in the Water Sector
- Future Directions for the Water Industry

Chair

Mr. Anil Razdan

Former Secretary Power, Government of India &
Chairman, Energy And Environment Foundation
Mr. Anil Razdan

Key Speaker

Mr. Deepak Garg

Founder, CEO & Chairman
Smart Energy Water, USA
Mr. Deepak Garg

Dr. Hussein El-Atfy

Secretary General
Arab Water Council, Egypt
Dr. Hussein El-Atfy

Ms. Arushi Nishank

Co-founder
Sparsh Ganga
Mr. Andrew Walker

Dr. Arvind Kumar

Governor
World Water Council
Dr. Arvind Kumar

Dr. Inês Breda

Product and Process Manager - Filtration, SILHORKO-EUROWATER A/S
Board member, Treasurer, Young Water Professionals Denmark
Board member, Emerging Water Leaders, IWA
Dr. Arvind Kumar
17h30 – 18h00 Networking Break for Tea / Coffee
18h00-19h30 Plenary Session – IV
“Incentivizing Water Related Investments”

Key Speaker

Mr. Jeroen M. Tielman

Founder-Managing Partner
QStone Capital, The Netherlands
Mr. Jeroen M. Tielman

Ms. Anupama Madhok

Director & Editor
Advance Water Digest Pvt. Ltd.
Ms. Anupama Madhok

Second Day WEDNESDAY 16th December 2020

11h00-13h00 The EEF Global Award 2020 Ceremony

Welcome Address by

Dr. V. K. Garg

Former CMD
Power Finance Corporation Limited
Dr. V. K. Garg

Theme Address by

Mr. Anil Razdan

Former Secretary Power, Govt. of India &
Chairman, Energy And Environment Foundation
Mr. Anil Razdan

Ministerial Address by

The Senator Hon Marise Payne

Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia
The Senator Hon Marise Payne

The Hon Keith Pitt MP

Minister for Resources, Water and
Northern Australia
The Hon Keith Pitt MP

Keynote Address by

HE Barry O’Farrell

High Commissioner of Australian High Commission in New Delhi
HE Barry O’Farrell

Shri U. P. Singh

Secretary, Ministry of Jal Shakti
Government of India
Shri U. P. Singh

Address by Chief Guest

HE Mr. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Cabinet Minister of Jal Shakti
Government of India
HE Mr. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Award Distribution Ceremony

"The EEF Global Awards 2020"

Vote of Thanks by

Dr. Anil K Garg

President
World Water Summit
Dr Anil K Garg
13h00-14h00 Networking Break for Lunch
14h00-15h30 Keynote Session – VI
“Sea Water Desalination and Water Reuse”

Chair

Mr. Jose Maria Ortega

Business development Director of Asia, Middle East and India
Acciona Water, Spain
Mr. Txema Ortega

Key Speaker

Dr. Hussein El-Atfy

Secretary General
Arab Water Council, Egypt
Dr. Hussein El-Atfy
15h30-16h00 Networking Break for Tea / Coffee
16h00-17h30 Keynote Session – VII
“Digital Technologies for Smart Water Society”

Chair

Dr. A. K. Gosain

Emeritus Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Dr. A. K. Gosain

Key Speaker

Dr. Hishmi Jamil Husain

Head Biodiversity, Corporate Sustainability
Tata Steel Limited
Dr. Hishmi Jamil Husain

Mr. Jesper Goodley Dannisøe

Managing Director, Global Convener
Danish Water Forum, Denmark
Mr. Jesper Goodley Dannisøe

Mr. Harry Chauvel

Policy Officer, Urban Water and International Engagement
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
National Water Policy Branch, Water Division, Australia
Mr. Harry Chauvel

Dr. Jamila Bargach

Executive Director
Dar Si Hmad for Development,
Education and Culture (NGO), Morocco
Dr. Jamila Bargach
17h30-18h00 Networking Break for Tea / Coffee
18h00-19h30 Keynote Session – VIII
“Water Technology and Utility Innovation"

Chair

Mr. G. C. Pati

Chairman
Central Ground Water Board
Mr. G. C. Pati

Key Speaker

Ms. Paula Kehoe

Director of Water Resources
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, USA
Ms. Paula Kehoe

Dr. Amitha Jayaram

Dy.Accountant General
Indian Audit & Accounts Service (IA&AS)
Comptroller & Auditor General of India
Dr. Amitha Jayaram

Dr. V. K. Jain

Distinguished Scientist & Professor
Amity Institute of Advanced Research and Studies (Materials & Devices)
Dr. V. K. Jain  

Mr. F. R. Sherwani

Chief Engineer
WAPCOS Limited
Mr. F. R. Sherwani
19h30-19h40 Vote of Thanks by
Dr. Anil Garg, President, World Water Summit
Thank you for Participation and Support

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